Half helmets are the most popular style of helmet for ‘Cruiser Motorcyclists’. A Half Helmet will offer brain protection while still allowing for the open feel of the road. Half helmets are the smallest DOT approved helmets available from divine leather. They come in a variety of designs and styles and there are half helmets for women and men Options may include internal sun shields, removable visors, zip-out ear and neck liner, removable pads, and 3-snap systems for optional extras.
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This DOT-approved matte black half helmet is sleek and modern-looking. It features an integrated smoked sun shield that is easy to use and provides added vision protection. The composite shell is made of lightweight polycarbonate. CAD technology enhances its fit, and it comes with a nylon strap D-ring retention system.
The helmet features plush and moisture-wicking Nylex padding and includes a removable and washable anti-bacterial liner. The helmet fits nicely secure and snug. The flip-down shield reduces wind noise and resistance and doesn’t interfere with glasses.
Even the best motorcycle half face helmet will produce a bit of wind noise. This type of dot helmets is much less aerodynamic than other types of helmets, so don’t be surprised if it doesn’t provide a quiet ride. However, some helmets are less noisy than others. Since wind noise can damage your hearing, you need dot helmets that dampens some of the sounds.
The safest dot helmets are those that are approved by the Department of Transportation. These helmets undergo rigorous testing to ensure that they meet government standards for safety by fulfilling the minimum requirements. Riders who wear helmets without DOT approval often do so for aesthetic purposes rather than for protection.